Designed for optimal protection and maximum coverage, CCM’s Ultra Tacks shoulder pads redefine protective standards with the addition of D3O smart foam. This innovative foam is built into the Ultra Tacks HD molded foam shoulder caps to help provide better shock absorption against the big hits that are both dished out and received. So how does it all work? D3O smart foam keeps its soft consistency to absorb energy from low intensity impacts and instantly hardens for any higher intensity impacts. The molecules in this foam are continuously free flowing, this allows the “smart material” to remain soft and flexible, but on impact, the molecules lock together to absorb and dissipate the energy from the impact. After the impact, the molecules return to their soft and flexible state. This unique molecular structure offers cutting edge pro level protection perfect for warding off flying pucks and protecting the wearer from bone crushing hits.
Ventilated molded foam armor makes up the base of this pad; its highly segmented and contoured shape sits well on the body and promotes lots of mobility while still offering optimal protection, coverage and air flow. There is also a free flow anchor system in place that lets the caps and arms move more independently from the rest of the pad. If you were to lift your arms up, let’s say in the moment of celebrating a goal, the entire pad won’t lift up and start choking your neck. This anti-lift system really keeps your shoulder pads where they need to be and promotes a lot of comfort.
Extra protection can be found in the molded foam spine, sternum, and kidney guards. Both the spine and sternum guards are “floating” to further add to the level of dexterity and mobility that are offered. The bicep guards feature molded dual core HD foam protection. What make these awesome is the fact that they are fully adjustable. An optional removable extension to the bicep guard is also included to insure full coverage of the upper arm.
CCM definitely delivered with the Ultra Tacks shoulder pad. If you are a player looking for optimal protection with maximum coverage, Ultra Tacks uses cutting edge D3O smart foam and ventilated molded foam armor to provide that for you. Perform under pressure with CCM’s Ultra Tacks shoulder pad.